Nasir Hossain's 96 give Bangladesh lead in first Test

20-year-old Nasir Hossain missed out on his maiden Test century just by four runs, but his bold innings gave Bangladesh a slender lead of 27 runs against West Indies.

updated: November 16, 2012 13:30 IST
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Dhaka: West Indies were eight without loss in their second innings at lunch on the fourth day after bowling Bangladesh out for 556, with a draw appearing the most likely result of the first Test in Dhaka.

Chris Gayle was unbeaten on seven and Kieran Powell on one not out as the West Indies looked to score quickly after Nasir Hossain had helped the home side to a slender 29-run lead but missed out on a maiden century by four runs.

The West Indies had made 527-4 in their first innings on a lifeless Shere Bangla pitch.

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